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Steps Newsletter

Below, you'll find the most recent issues of the newsletter, which provides monthly updates on Steps communities and partnership activities and upcoming conferences of interest. The newsletter is written for Steps communities and partners, divisions of CDC and the Department of Health & Human Services, and others involved in chronic disease prevention and health promotion.

JUNE–SEPTEMBER 2009 ISSUE

Highlights:

  • Program Message…Thank You to the Steps Communities
  • Program Update…Final Steps Newsletter and Transitioning to the Healthy Communities Program Newsletter
  • 2009 Steps Community Heroes…Kathy Boeckman from San Jose, California, and Bernard Turner from Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Health Promotion Practice Special Supplement…Spotlighting Steps Communities
  • CDC’s Preventing Chronic Disease Journal…Steps Communities Developing Public-Private Partnerships
  • Salinas–Monterey County Steps…Improving County Vending Machines Policy
  • New Resource...A Compendium of Steps Community Success Stories
  • New Policy Guide…Leadership for Healthy Communities Action Strategies Tool Kit
  • Upcoming Conferences of Interest…for Steps Communities and Partners

JANUARY–MAY 2009 ISSUE

Highlights:

  • 2009 Steps Community Heroes…Ann Brown from DeKalb County and Karen Pesce from Hillsborough County
  • Pinellas County Steps…Recognized for Its School Health Practices
  • DeKalb County Steps…Policy Changes in Schools, Work Sites, and the Community
  • Helpful Resource...Cleveland Steps Community Garden Report
  • E-Learning Course…Planning for Healthy Places with Health Impact Assessments
  • Guidelines Implementation Panel Report…Diagnosing and Managing Asthma
  • Upcoming Conferences of Interest…For Steps Communities and Partners

OCTOBERDECEMBER 2008 ISSUE

Highlights:

  • DeKalb County Steps…Gained Congressional Attention with School Wellness Improvements
  • Salinas Steps and Philadelphia Steps…Assisted with Passage of Menu Labeling Laws
  • Alabama River Region, Pinellas County, and Hillsborough County Steps…Encouraged Restaurants to Offer Healthier Menu Options
  • Web Site Update…Resources for Addressing Health Disparities
  • New Resource Alert...MMWR Report on Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance (YRBS) in Selected Steps Communities
  • First Time Resource…Physical Activities Guidelines for Americans
  • Active Transportation for America Report…A Case for Increased Federal Investment in Bicycling and Walking
  • Upcoming Conferences of Interest…For Steps Communities and Partners

JULY–SEPTEMBER 2008 ISSUE

Highlights:

  • Spotlight on Several Steps Communities’ Activities
    • Southeast Alaska Steps…Sitka Health Summits Spark Community Health Planning
    • Hillsborough County Steps…Efforts by “Students Working Against Tobacco” Lead to Smoke-Free Policy at Zoo
    • Pennsylvania Steps…E-Newsletter Promotes Importance of Chronic Disease Prevention Activities
    • Colorado Steps…Interactive Playground Technology Grant Helps Battle Childhood Obesity
  • Steps Program Office Update…Announcement of New Team Lead for Translation and Dissemination
  • New Public Health Campaigns…Encouraging African Americans and Members of Other Minority Groups to Visit the Doctor Regularly
  • Resource Highlight…The Community Health Workers’ Training Manual for Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke
  • Upcoming Conferences of Interest…For Steps Communities and Partners

JUNE 2008 ISSUE

MARCH–MAY 2008 ISSUE

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2008 ISSUE

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2007 ISSUE

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2007 ISSUE

JUNE/JULY 2007 ISSUE

MAY 2007 ISSUE

APRIL 2007 ISSUE

MARCH 2007 ISSUE

 


Page last reviewed: September 11, 2009
Page last modified: September 11, 2009
Content source: Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
 

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